Definition of spraddle in English:

spraddle

Line breaks: sprad¦dle
Pronunciation: /ˈsprad(ə)l
 
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verb

[with object] (usually as adjective spraddled) chiefly West Indian & North American
Spread (one’s legs) far apart: the cat’s spraddled hind legs
More example sentences
  • But if spraddle is a term which has never completely gone out of style, squinch is downright popular.
  • If per chance one of your birds becomes spraddle-legged, fasten a soft cord to one leg at the ankle.
  • Sand usually doesn't work too well and again you often wind up with spraddle-legged youngsters.

Origin

mid 17th century (in the sense 'sprawl'): probably from sprad, dialect past participle of spread.

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